Are You the Pebble, the Ripple or Caught in the Current, Riding the Wave? Sometimes it is the current or the wave that gets all the attention, but maybe we can first begin by talking about the pebble and the ripple, and even our own role as either one in the creation of [...]
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We Can Handle Whatever Happens Next In the words of Forrest Gump: “My mom always said that life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” The one thing that separates a good movie or mystery from a great movie or mystery is the element of suspense and [...]
Here’s Column Number 600: Where do I stand? … where hope begins. Over the last 12 years, I have now written 600 published columns. Additionally, I have posted thousands of messages through social media and have been on podcasts, radio interviews, and have appeared as a keynote speaker numerous times here in the states [...]
Action-oriented and Results-focused Proactive or reactive. I did or did not. I can or cannot. I will or will not. When we look at those statements quickly, which words resonate with us personally? What I typically see is that people who connect with the words proactive, I did, I can, and I will tend [...]
These are the Times to Remember There are certainly plenty of reasons for us to want 2020 to be a distant memory. The pandemic, the heartache of lives lost, the impact it had on our family and friends who suffered and recovered, and the economic burden and stress the pandemic created for so many [...]
It’s All About Perspective There is a guiding principle that I am sure many of you are familiar with and may have put into practice in your daily communications. It’s the principle that Stephen Covey shared in his bestselling book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” “Seek first to understand, and then to be [...]
Getting the Proper Rest Keeps Us at Our Best Whether we find ourselves setting the pace for the race, or just trying to keep the pace, we should always find time to give our mind and body a little rest. Some of you have shared that these past several months have given you [...]
A Little Bit of Leadership Goes a Long Way, Especially Now A little bit of leadership does go a long way. Are you currently working with someone who you admire and respect as a leader? Have they been able to provide guidance to you and your organization as they navigate change and work hard [...]
Hope and Encouragement Open Endless Possibilities Hope may not be a strategy, but then again it just might be, especially when we tie it to encouragement. Although I have personally limited the amount of time I spend reading or watching the news, and have scaled back on the time I spend on certain [...]
The Path to Success is Open to Everyone “You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness,” — Zig Ziglar. Imagine waking up every day, reminding ourselves of Zig’s quote above. How would it change our morning? How would it shape our tasks, our job, and the [...]